Explaining Addition & Subtraction Strategies Math Centers | 2.NBT.9

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Practice explaining addition and subtraction strategies with these math centers! They align with 2nd grade Common Core standard 2.NBT.9 for students to work on explaining how they solve various 2-3 digit addition and subtraction problems. They are designed for you to use in your math centers and rotations.

Included are 3 different math stations for explaining strategies:

  1. Think It Through: Students will read different addition and subtraction scenarios on task cards and explain their answers in pictures, words, and numbers.
  2. Do You “Gnome” What the Mistakes Are: Students will find out what mistakes were made on various 3-digit addition and subtraction problems and fix them.
  3. Strategy Squares: Students will use four different strategies to solve various addition and subtraction problems.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Explain why addition and subtraction strategies work, using place value and the properties of operations.


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